Help for Maya's son Gavin Sherwin

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 10, 2018, Maya Madolyn (known to some as Autumn Taggart) was killed in her apartment. There is still an ongoing investigation into her death .

Maya was an incomparably kind-hearted person who loved her 10-year-old son Gavin more than anything. Gavin is now living with his father Chris and his partner Krystle. To help with caring for Gavin over the summer months, Krystle took a leave of absence from her job. The resulting decrease in household income has added extra strain to a family already dealing with unimaginable circumstances.

A donation to this campaign will help get them through the rest of the summer, allowing them to buy food, clothing, and to pay the bills. This fall, on top of starting Grade 5, Gavin and his family will be moving into a larger home in order to better accommodate their new living conditions. Donations will also contribute to moving expenses and new clothing and school supplies for Gavin.

Chris and Krystle are dedicated to giving Gavin the life he deserves. There will never be a lack of love in his life. Please help honour Maya’s memory by helping make this arduous transition just a little easier.

Thank you.


Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 18 mos
  • Laura Boyd 
    • $250 
    • 18 mos
  • Margaret Cole-Paterson 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Dominic Carlone 
    • $40 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Travis Reitsma 
Windsor, ON
Chris Sherwin 
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